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Four nabbed with tik valued over R327 000 in Jeffreys Bay

Jan 7, 2019
Four nabbed with tik valued over R327 000 in Jeffreys Bay

Police in Jeffreys Bay on Monday arrested four suspects in possession of crystal methamphetamine - commonly known as tik, valued at R327 000 and also seized a vehicle believed to have been used in conveying the illicit drugs in Jeffreys Bay.

"On Monday, at around 06:30am, members from Crime Prevention in Jeffreys SAPS received information about a blue Toyota Corolla Quest that was transporting you and entering Jeffreys Bay through St Francis Street," said police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"Members used an unmarked vehicle to follow-up the information.

"Moments later, police spotted the vehicle fitting the description with four occupants driving at St Francis Street, Jeffreys Bay."

He said that police managed to pull the vehicle off the road and then asked to search the vehicle for possible illicit drugs.

Four nabbed with tik valued over R327 000 in Jeffreys Bay

"Inside the vehicle, police seized 1.09 kilograms of tik and also impounded the motor vehicle for further investigation," Capt Nkohli added.

"A preliminary investigation has revealed that the motor vehicle was unroadworthy."

The four suspects, aged between 29 and 36, are due to appear at the Humansdorp Magistrate's Court on Tuesday on charges of possession of crystal methamphetamine (tik).

Humansdorp Cluster Commander, Brigadier John Lebok, said: "It is pleasing to see that some residents are working with the police to fight the proliferation of illicit drugs".

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